Detroit, MI (population: 901,160) has six health science schools within its city limits. Wayne State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a health science program, has a total student population of 31,786. It is the 2177th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College). To learn more about health science programs in Detroit, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health science professors at Wayne State University such as Timothy Stemmler.
Health Science students from Detroit schools who go on to become health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn Metropolitan area alone, there are 230 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average salary of $39,870. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this area earn $75,260/yr and there are 120 employed.
Detroit lies in Wayne county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn Metropolitan area has 705,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $22.55/hr average worker wage, and a $46,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.169 out of every 1000 jobs in Detroit are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health, and 0.321/1000 are held by substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.
Of the 6 health science schools in Detroit, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan Career Institute-Detroit comes out as the most expensive ($24,534/yr) for health science students, with Wayne County Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $3,274/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Detroit|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||7.3 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||9.3 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||9.4 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||13.1 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||14.3 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||16.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||16.3 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||17.0 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||19.4 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||20.3 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||22.3 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||33.0 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||53.4 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||74.6 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||75.3 miles|